guerrilla warfare

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guerril′la war′fare


n.
the use of surprise raids, sabotage, etc., by small, mobile groups of irregular forces operating in enemy territory.

guerrilla warfare

Military and paramilitary operations conducted in enemy-held or hostile territory by irregular, predominantly indigenous forces. Also called GW. See also unconventional warfare.
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guerrilla warfare

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Khost is a remote, volatile southeastern province bordering Pakistan, where insurgents allied with the Taliban and controlled by veteran guerrilla fighter Jalaluddin Haqqani are active.
One is former mentor Colonel Coetzee (Arnold Vosloo) whose forces have been enlisted to take out the RUF, the other, driven by much the same desire as Archer, is cold-blooded guerrilla fighter Captain Poison (David Harewood).
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A former Kurdish guerrilla fighter removed his shirt in the courtroom on Sept 19 to show what he said were scars caused by a chemical attack ordered by Saddam in the 1980s.
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Only several day later, the appointment of a former Albanian guerrilla fighter as defence minister in the conservative government brought hundreds of angry Macedonians to the streets.
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